A door� you are willing to shut

A door� you are willing to shut - English 101JB...

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October 5, 2007 English 101JB F. 5:30-8:30 Stephen King has simple values, not unlike you and me. His essay, “A door… you are willing to shut” tells us about some of his values and how he abides by them. Some of them being setting and accomplishing goals, staying focused and avoiding distractions, and keeping things simple. Without goals how else would you evolve as a person? By keeping focused and keeping things simple you will be able to achieve a lot more than you thought. As early as elementary school, we are taught that in order to better ourselves we need to set goals. Naturally, you are expected to attain your goals. Of course this isn’t as easy as 1-2-3. You have to start out small. For example, if you want to run a marathon, you don’t just suit up on race day and run the twenty six miles. You would probably drop out by the fifth mile. So, instead you set out a reasonable goal of maybe, running one or two miles at first. From there you can build up your endurance. According to his essay, “A door… you are willing to shut”, Stephen King uses
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Farren during the Spring '08 term at Nassau CC.

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